Imagery & Remote Sensing

World Imagery Basemap's Recent Updates

More than a dozen community contributions were recently published to the Living Atlas World Imagery basemap. These enhancements include new community additions, updates to existing contributor content, and expansion of imagery down to larger scales (1:262). View this story map for a complete tour.

The areas updated show changes like recent development in Hamburg (Alter Güterbahnhof):

Before and Now:


The additions also update and improve uniformity in image quality in areas such as Brampton, Ontario:

Before and Now:


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If you have previously used the World Imagery basemap, you may need to clear your cache in order to see the updates.

If you have feedback on content, try our World Imagery Feedback web map.

If you have other feedback or comments, please post them to the ArcGIS Online Discussion Group and the Living Atlas Discussion Group on GeoNet.

About the author

Andy is the Project Manager for the Basemaps in the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World. Creating and updating the basemaps is a collaboration of the Community Maps, Data, Authoring, QA, Release, and Development teams.

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